October 08, 2003



DIAMONDBACKS: Offered hitting coach Dwayne Murphy and third base coach Eddie Rodriguez managerial jobs in minor league system. Named former Orioles IF Rick Schu hitting coach. Named Al Pedrique third base coach. Moved bench coach Glenn Sherlock to first base coach. Moved first base coach Robin Yount to bench coach.

ROCKIES: Reinstated former Orioles 1B-OF Chris Richard from DL; sent him outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Richard declined assignment and will become free agent.


GRIZZLIES: Waived G Richard Jeter, G Robert O'Kelley and F Shelton Jones.

NETS: Waived C Dikembe Mutombo after buying out his contract.

SUNS: Signed G Stephon Marbury to four-year contract extension through 2008-09.

TIMBERWOLVES: Signed F Reggie Slater.

WARRIORS: Waived G Derrick Zimmerman and Josh Asselin.


NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT: Announced that its postseason tournament no longer will have a third-place game.

MARYLAND JUNIOR COLLEGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: Awarded athletics program at Anne Arundel Community College its 2002-03 Jack Cistriano Sportsmanship Award.

LOYOLA: Announced that Vince Bagli (broadcaster), Chris Colbeck (men's lacrosse), David Maynes (men's lacrosse), Rick McClure (tennis coach) and Patty Stoffey-Edelman (women's basketball) will be inducted into athletic club's Hall of Fame in ceremony Nov. 1.

UMBC: College Soccer News named F Derek McElligott to its Team of the Week.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: NEC named Zach Emerson men's cross country Rookie of the Week.

NAVY: named FB Kyle Eckel its Independent Player of the Week. ... Sports Illustrated named Navy its co-Team of the Week.

WASHINGTON STATE: Suspended LB Will Derting after he was cited for driving under influence.


NFL: Announced that it will give $5 million to several organizations in lower Manhattan, including hospitals and parks, to help area recover from World Trade Center attacks.

BENGALS: Signed former Ravens P Kyle Richardson to two-year contract. Waived P Nick Harris.

BUCCANEERS: Placed FB Mike Alstott on IR with neck injury. Waived injured LB Jack Golden. Released WR Marvin Minnis and DE Ron Warner. Signed LB Vinny Ciurciu. Re-signed WR Charles Lee. Claimed S Travares Robinson off waivers from Falcons. Signed LB Justin Smith from practice squad. Signed RB Travis Stephens to practice squad.

DOLPHINS: Placed S Yeremiah Bell on IR. Signed WR Ronald Bellamy to practice squad.

FALCONS: Waived S Travaris Robinson. Activated CB Tyrone Williams from suspended list.

49ERS: Waived OL Alonzo Cunningham from practice squad. Signed DT Josh Shaw to practice squad.

GIANTS: Signed K Brett Conway. Waived CB Ray Green.

LIONS: Released CB Alex Molden.

PATRIOTS: Re-signed FB Fred McCrary. Released S Aric Morris.

RAVENS: Signed DE Riddick Parker. Waived DT Joe Salave'a.

SAINTS: Suspended CB Keyuo Craver four games for violating NFL's substance abuse policy.


BLACKHAWKS: Waived RW Igor Korolev.

BLUE JACKETS: Placed LW Geoff Sanderson on IR, retroactive to Sept. 15, with shoulder injury.

KINGS: Placed C Jared Aulin on IR, retroactive to Sept. 4, with dislocated left shoulder. Placed C Michael Commalleri on IR, retroactive to Sept. 21, with sprained left knee. Placed D Aaron Miller on IR, retroactive to Sept. 15, with fractured left wrist. Placed D Brad Norton on IR, retroactive to Sept. 30, with cut forearm.


HONDA AWARD: Given to M-F Landon Donovan as U.S. national Player of the Year.

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